Understanding the Meaning Behind Behaviors (Caregivers and Professionals)
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Who: Caregivers and or staff of individuals with I/DD
This workshop is ideal for families and professionals who work with individuals that display expressive behaviors. Display of physical, verbal, and sexual behaviors is often a form of communication indicating an unmet need. You are the private investigator that has to interpret these signs and find ways to meet the need. Participants will learn and problem solve in a supportive environment. During workshops, Marti Hannon CTRS, Founder of World Changer Consulting, will guide participants through the signs of escalating behavior and effective techniques to validate, redirect, and engage.
Note: Note: UIC – Institute for Disability and Human Development, a licensed continuing education sponsor in the state of Illinois, will be the CEU provider for this workshop. CEU’s available for: Advanced Practice Nurses, Registered Nurses, and Licensed Practical Nurses, Clinical Psychologists, Illinois Teachers Professional Development (PD) (formerly CPDUs), LCSW’s, LSW’s, LPC’s, LCPC’s, Licensed Dietitian Nutritionists (RD), Nursing Home Administrators, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals (formerly QMRP) & Speech Language Pathologists .Seating is limited to 40 registrants with a minimum enrollment of 10 registrants to move forward.